|Second baseman/Third baseman|
September 26, 1905|
|Died: June 14, 1980
|August 19, 1925, for the Cleveland Indians|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 23, 1933, for the Boston Red Sox|
|Runs batted in||429|
|Career highlights and awards|
Urban John Hodapp (September 26, 1905 – June 14, 1980) played major league baseball in the 1920s and 1930s, mostly for the Cleveland Indians. He primarily played second base. He was a solid contact hitter, with a .311 batting average over nine major league seasons. His best year was in 1930, when he batted .354 with 121 runs batted in, leading the American League in hits (225) and doubles (51). Hodapp struck out only 136 times in 2,826 at-bats in his career, or once every 20.8 at-bats.
According to Baseball-reference.com, he is the "first AL player to get two hits in an inning twice in a game," in a drubbing of the Yankees by the Indians by a score of 24-6 on July 29, 1928.
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